Diabetic Cool Lime Cheesecake Recipe

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CRUST:

  • 1 cup low-fat graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tbsp stick butter, melted
  • 3 tbsp Equal Spoonful

FILLING:

  • 2 pkgs (8 oz each) low-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 2/3 cup Equal Spoonful
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1egg
  • 1/2 tsp grated lime peel
  • 3 tbsp fresh lime juice

Preparations:

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

To make crust:  Combine graham cracker crumbs, butter, Equal; press evenly over bottom and up side of an 8-inch springform pan.  Bake for 8 minutes.

To make filling:  In a medium mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and Equal until fluffy.  Beat in egg, egg whites, lime juice and peel until well blended.  Pour mixture into prepared crust.  Bake at 325 degrees 30 to 35 minutes or until center is almost set.  Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.  Refrigerate at least 3 to 4 hours before serving.

The following recipe calls for Splenda.  However, Equal may be substituted if you prefer.  This cheesecake is not only tasty but makes quite a presentation if you want to impress your family and guests!

Be sure to check out other diabetic cheesecake recipe posted on Cooking For Diabetics.

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